FIN4002 - Fixed Income Securities

Year of Study:3-4
Credit Units: 3
Duration: 45hours
Prerequisites: FIN2001 Financial Management or with the Instructor’s permission and upon endorsement of the relevant Head and Programme Director
Module Description
This module explores the characteristics of various fixed-income securities and the methods for analysing them.
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this module, students should be able to:

  1. analyse and price fixed income securities;

  2. identify the circumstances that fixed-income securities are useful diversification tool;

  3. assess whether fixed-income securities are suitable for different investors;

  4. apply information inferred from fixed income securities markets to form their market views; and

  5. devise trading strategies subject to different market conditions.